Think out­side the box

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SO YOU are try­ing to fill a high pri­or­ity role within the or­gan­i­sa­tion. You have ad­ver­tised on reg­u­lar job boards, con­tacted your net­work for re­fer­rals and spent valu­able time on LinkedIn and there is no one in sight. Sounds fa­mil­iar. Have you con­sid­ered that you may be look­ing for the im­pos­si­ble or the im­prob­a­ble? In times like this look­ing at what could be changed in­ter­nally could give you more suc­cess. Con­sider salary bench­mark­ing to en­sure you are com­pet­i­tive, look at po­ten­tial staff in­cen­tives and or con­di­tions. For ex­am­ple an ex­tra RDO on their birthday. I re­ceive so much feed­back from can­di­dates in re­gards to their pre­vi­ous work places – the good and the bad. You may be very sur­prised how many can­di­dates re­quest to be pre­sented to par­tic­u­lar busi­nesses due to their pos­i­tive or in­no­va­tive ap­proach to fur­ther en­hanc­ing their work en­vi­ron­ment and cul­ture. Does your cur­rent busi­ness cul­ture at­tract those hard to find can­di­dates? In­sights Each month Se­nior Ac­count Man­ager Peter Jack­son of inPlace Re­cruit­ment, shares his ob­ser­va­tions from a re­cruiter’s per­spec­tive to help job seek­ers and em­ploy­ers find the per­fect fit. Peter has over 12 years’ re­cruit­ment ex­pe­ri­ence in the event and hos­pi­tal­ity in­dus­try.

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